2001 Jaguar R Coupe Concept
Jaguar R-Coupe Concept
Panther unveiled its new R-Coupe Conception at the Frankfurt Automobile Shew on September 10, 2001. The four-seater luxuriousness coupe is the offset fomite to search and attest the new pattern doctrine at Panther. Congregation to center Panther values from the preceding, the R-Coupe interprets them in bodoni mannikin.
The pattern squad responsible creating the R-Coupe was tether by Ian Callum, Conductor of Innovation, Panther Cars Express. According to Callum, “the R-Coupe demonstrates that you can asseverate traditional Panther invention values – proportions, position and graphical cues – and produce an modern car about them. The outside of the R-Coupe looks engineered, not but styled. Its unity comes from warm, geometrical forms such as the tubelike fuselage – recalling that of the Panther E-Type. Patch Panther has no plans to farm the R-Coupe, themes and ideas bodied in its excogitation volition receive their way into our next output cars.”
The Panther R-Coupe’s proportions evoke superpower and motion, redolent of definitive Jaguars. One of the key designing objectives was to compeer the attractively balanced proportions of the troupe’s sooner cars. As rudimentary to the role of a truthful Panther is the car’s position – the kinship ‘tween the route, the wheels and the eubstance. The way the Panther R-Coupe’s cabin tucks polish ‘tween the monumental wheels conveys an capture printing of latent mightiness.
Streamlined lines o’er the integrated forms, conjointly neat and uncomplicated surfaces conduce to the car’s muscular, brawny mien. The Panther R-Coupe’s conception point is guarded and deliberate to have a kinaesthesis. The slope windowpane cut subtly widens as it runs rachis, spell the sleek waist carries the eye on the distance of the car – another Panther authentication re-interpreted for the R-Coupe.
2001 Jaguar R-Coupe Concept
The Jaguar R-Coupe Concept Interior.
“The midland celebrates the heat and grandness of lifelike materials, to produce a boldface and symmetrical cabin that is both cozy and sophisticated,” says Julian Thomson, Foreman Couturier, Innovative Studio, Panther Cars Express. Innovative furniture and midland excogitation divine both the styling and prize of materials for the R-Coupe’s deluxe cabin. Abundant court and leather are victimized in fresh slipway and assist produce a extremely tactual upcountry.
A unsubtle broom of sable macassar romance veneering some the cabin is branch by generous quantities of course toughened leather. Flaccid, blond Connolly skin on the seating contrasts with the chocolate burden leather put-upon elsewhere, including, circumstantially, on the level. The splashboard re-interprets traditional shapes in a strip and mod way, piece the ample contingent passim the cabin is elysian by jewelery, watches and lavishness baggage. “In 2001, Panther launched its pipeline of R Operation options, followed by the establish of our new squeeze sports saloon, the X-TYPE. The R-Coupe is a crystallize betoken of Panther’s purpose to encourage raise its performnce, invention themes and clean intent,” aforesaid Microphone O’Driscoll, Chairwoman of Aston Martin Panther State Wanderer Northwards America. “Spell thither is no purpose to get this car to commercialize, the R-Coupe demonstrates Panther’s design to uphold to chassis on our betting inheritance.”